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Weight and Muscle gain

About two-thirds of the American population is overweight or obese, but there’s also a subset of the population who are underweight — and that’s also a problem.

“The reality is, many patients — especially older adults and people with cancer — struggle to gain weight and keep it on,” says Amy Carion, a registered dietitian nutritionist at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. “Not only does being underweight sometimes lead to malnourishment, it can also increase your risk of infection and negatively affect treatment outcomes for people who have chronic conditions.”

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